Sr Corporate Financial Analyst - TEMPEHQ (265) in Tempe, AZ at Benchmark Electronics

Date Posted: 4/11/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Tempe, AZ
  • Experience:
    2 to 5 years
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

Benchmark provides comprehensive solutions across the entire product lifecycle; leading through its innovative technology and engineering design services, leveraging its optimized global supply chain, and delivering world-class manufacturing services. The industries we serve include: commercial aerospace, defense, advanced computing, next generation telecommunications, complex industrials, medical, and semiconductor capital equipment.

A key member of the Corporate finance team who provides financial analytical support by collecting, compiling and assisting in the preparation of various reports for corporate budgeting, SG&A spend management, planning tool deployment, accounting and profitability analyses. This role is accountable for thorough understanding of financial information and prioritizing actions to driving financial improvements.
Essential Functions and Competencies
• Extensive experience in sophisticated Excel modeling
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Effective interpersonal skills
• Effective multitasking skills and the ability to take on additional responsibilities as required
• Effective organization and prioritization skills
• Demonstrate high attention to detail
• Ability to work with diverse groups
• Demonstrates discretion, confidentiality, independent judgment and professionalism.
• Ability to work with minimal supervision and guidance, exercising discretion and independent judgment.
• Understanding of and ability to use continuous improvement tools.
• Strong customer service and client focus
• Demonstrated Financial acumen
• Knowledge of working in manufacturing environment
• Proven working experience as a finance analyst
• Proficient in spreadsheets, databases, MS Office and financial software applications
• Hands on experience with statistical analysis and statistical packages
• Outstanding presentation, reporting and communication skills
• Proven knowledge of financial forecasting and diagnosis, corporate finance and information analysis
• Well informed in current financial subjects, accounting, tax laws, money market and business environments
• Attention to detail and the ability to identify data patterns • Awareness of industry changes and updates

• Understand material costs, labor costs, overheads, inventory, and A/R status • Understand expected vs actual results of improvement actions
• Understand reasons for P&L or ROIC changes
• Monitor A/R balances and ensure past due balances are quickly addressed
• Provide creative alternatives and recommendations to reduce costs and improve financial performance
• Assemble and summarize data to structure sophisticated reports on financial status and risks
• Consolidate and analyze financial data (budgets, income statement forecasts etc.) taking into account company’s goals and financial standing
• Develop financial models, conduct benchmarking and process analysis
• Conduct business studies on past, future and comparative performance and develop forecast models
• Track and determine financial status by analyzing actual results in comparison with forecasts
• Reconcile transactions by comparing and correcting data
• Gain and update job knowledge to remain informed about unique aspects of the business
• Consult with management to guide and influence long term and strategic decision making within the broadest scope
• Provide creative alternatives and recommendations to reduce costs and improve financial performance
• Drive process improvement and policy development initiatives that impact the business
• Looking at current financial performance and identifying trends
• Preparing reports on the above information and communicating the insights of these reports to the wider business
• Consulting with the management team to develop long-term commercial plans
• Developing financial models and providing financial forecasts
• Developing initiatives and policies that may improve financial growth
• Manage opportunity list for P&L improvements

8 plus years’ experience working as a financial analyst 2-5 years’ experience working as a financial analyst or equivalent role


BS degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or related field; CMA/MBA preferred  


Shift: Shift 1

Work Schedule:  M-F 0800-1630 

Full Time

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